The Trump Administration’s assault on immigrants reached a fever pitch this month. After widespread outcry, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency and federal courts attempted to reunite children, many as young as one year old, with their parents seeking asylum in the United States. Observers, including federal legislators, have reported widespread abuse at the […]
Host Esty Dinur explores the implications of the recent Mexican presidential election of Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador. In the first half, she speaks with guest Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in Washington, DC and president of Just Foreign Policy. In the second part of the show, she […]
Thursday host Allen Ruff talks to professor and award-winning historian Linda Gordon about her new book, The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition. They discuss the rise of the KKK in the twentieth century, including their presence in cities like Portland, OR and Indianapolis, […]
Wednesday host Lilada Gee chats with Kimberly Foster, cultural critic and founder and editor-in-chief of For Harriet, a multi-platform digital community for Black women. They speak with two local Madison activists, Sagashus Levingston and Ali Muldrow. Topics include feminism vs. womanism, dating, social media, and the experience of Black girls.
Gerald Horne, Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston and author of many books on the history of racism, talks with Jan Miyasaki about his most recent book “The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy and Capitalism in Seventeenth Century North America and the Caribbean”.
Jan speaks with Richard D. Wolff, noted economist and author of numerous books, including his most recent “Capitalism Hits the Fan”. They discuss the history of the rise and fall of unions in the U.S. and how the Supreme Court’s most recent ruling is a continuation of an over 50 year push by corporations to […]